The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum kicked off in the Swiss city of Geneva, on Monday morning, in an effort to select members of the executive authority and end the state of division that the country has been going through for years.
The United Nations Acting Envoy to Libya, Stephanie Williams, praised the progress made through the political dialogue among Libyans, during the recent period.
In the opening speech of the forum, Williams confirmed that Libya has made great progress on the road to democracy, saying that the goal is to restore legitimacy to Libyan institutions.
The international envoy indicated that the Libyans are committed to holding the elections on the scheduled dates next December.
Williams noted that what has been achieved so far in the path of national reconciliation, aims to end the state of division in the country.
Speaking about the election of members of the Libyan Presidency Council, Williams said, “We have an extensive list of candidates for these positions.”
Williams stressed that the principle of separation of powers will be observed in Libya, stressing the rejection of any foreign interference in the country’s affairs.